(All the food you see below is freshly cooked by us in our Take 5 Cafe kitchen, using natural, organic, ingredients wherever we can. We aim to serve you food that is nutritious, balanced, beautifully decorated, delicious, , appetizing, and hygienically prepared, stored or served with your best interests in mind).
(Curries are great for lunch and dinner hence we serve them all day once we have opened, apart from other items on the menu.) All meals are currently only £5 a plate with pilau rice and home-made chutney. The following curries are very popular so we have displayed them here as you will usually find them being served when you visit. However, we do constantly have many other dishes and curries not displayed or updated here that you will find when you visit.)
1. INDIAN CHICKEN TIKKA MASALA
Jake’s specialty. Chicken breast cooked in a tantalising creamy sauce. As good as in any 5 star restaurant in Mumbai or Poona in India.
2. INDIAN VEGAN CHICKPEA CURRY-vegan
Traditionally cooked with garlic, fenugreek, new potatoes and healthy vegetables. Just like on the streets of New Delhi.
3. AUTHENTIC THAI GREEN CHICKEN CURRY
Exactly as it is made at home, from Chiang Mai to Bangkok.
4. PUNJABI STYLE SAAG PANEER
Homemade Indian cheese cooked with fenugreek, spinach & mustard leaves in a traditional ginger turka (tempering sauce). As delicious as you would find in rural Punjab.
5. INDIAN VEGAN LENTIL CURRY (DAAL)-vegan
This has a South Indian and Gujarati touch. Mung & masur or other lentils cooked with curry leaves, star anise & tamarind.
(Over the weekend and bank holidays, we serve the following at £5/person too)
1) Full English meat breakfast – bacon, eggs, sausages, tomatoes, mushrooms, toast, beans etc
2)Vegetarian breakfast-veg sausages,eggs, toast, beans, mushrooms, tomatoes etc
3) Vegan breakfast -omitting the egg above and including vegan rashers
(Roasts are served on Sundays as per British tradition).
Sandwiches, samosas, nans, pakoras, etc are all available at the bar too.
Indian mango kulfi creamy ice cream
Indian pistachio and cardamon kulfi creamy ice cream
Warm chocolate sponge with chocolate sauce
Warm strawberry sponge with strawberry sauce
Apple crumble with Norwegian vanilla sauce
(Separate menu for parties, do’s, birthdays, buffets, catering etc)
Sample Menu For A Birthday Party
Our standard birthday menu is Chicken curry, vegetable curry, salad, pilau rice, nan, chutney, pickles papodums etc for £10/person. (An optional additional £5/person for starters such as pakoras and samosas and their condiments e.g raita, sweet tamarind sauce. Also optional selection of desserts for an additional £5/person. Lamb/duck curry instead of chicken will cost £13.50. Further details can be amicably worked out as required.